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We had a blast at the track!
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Nice. Was this your wife's first track experience?

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Nice. Was this your wife's first track experience?

Yeap! She has done a few autocross events before but nothing to serious.

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so the voice is her instructor? or you?
who ran the HPDE??..
didn't you swap out the OEM tires? if so what were you running??
sorry for so many ??? will be bringing the Alfa to a HPDE event in April...
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so the voice is her instructor? or you?
who ran the HPDE??..
didn't you swap out the OEM tires? if so what were you running??
sorry for so many ??? will be bringing the Alfa to a HPDE event in April...
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Tires: All seasons not the stocks though if we did have stocks we would have been close to FTD
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Stock tires will be amazing with some warm but not too warm weather.
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talked to my guy about putting the QV on a dyno...
lots of chatter about who is underrated/overrated etc....
might have to bring it up to SpeedSport :-) if they will allow an Italian in their all-german garage...
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talked to my guy about putting the QV on a dyno...
lots of chatter about who is underrated/overrated etc....
might have to bring it up to SpeedSport :-) if they will allow an Italian in their all-german garage...
The 4C doesn't do well on a dyno. The ESC monitors all four wheels for rotation. When it finds to much differnce, it can cut power to the engine, dab a single brake or slip the clutch in order to regain control. If there isn't enough air flow to cool things such as the intercooler, it will cut power as a cooling self-protection. I suspect the Giulia (all flavors) will do the same. What's needed is an all-wheel dyno and lots of air flow.

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Tires: All seasons not the stocks though if we did have stocks we would have been close to FTD
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The stock 4C P-Zero did well on the track. Better than I expected. But, they are still street tires. I don't know what's on the Quad, but I do know they are street tires. We both know there's no substitute for real track rubber.

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I don't know what's on the Quad, but I do know they are street tires. We both know there's no substitute for real track rubber.
The Quad has P-Zero Corsas, essentially a mild DOT R-Compound tire. They have a treadwear of 60 and are pretty sticky as you can hear them picking up pebbles even in cold weather, but they are pretty marginal below about 50 degrees for grip.

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The 4C doesn't do well on a dyno. The ESC monitors all four wheels for rotation. When it finds to much differnce, it can cut power to the engine, dab a single brake or slip the clutch in order to regain control. If there isn't enough air flow to cool things such as the intercooler, it will cut power as a cooling self-protection. I suspect the Giulia (all flavors) will do the same. What's needed is an all-wheel dyno and lots of air flow.
Yeapo. Already tried dyno and it didn't work at all lol.

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The Quad has P-Zero Corsas, essentially a mild DOT R-Compound tire. They have a treadwear of 60 and are pretty sticky as you can hear them picking up pebbles even in cold weather, but they are pretty marginal below about 50 degrees for grip.
Corsa 60, OK. That's better (traction wise) than the 220 treadwear that was on my 4C. I got about 23k miles on those. I bet those 60s won't last long. I wanted a longer lasting tire and replaced them with a 300. As a DD, they feel great.

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Corsa 60, OK. That's better (traction wise) than the 220 treadwear that was on my 4C. I got about 23k miles on those. I bet those 60s won't last long. I wanted a longer lasting tire and replaced them with a 300. As a DD, they feel great.
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Yeapo. Already tried dyno and it didn't work at all lol.
Well so much for that idea thanks for the heads-up
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